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January 30th, 2015

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January 30, 2015

Wanda Leatherman Sherrill Lewis, 79, of Newton went to be with the Lord and many loved ones on Jan 28, 2015. The Lewis family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.

Lincolnton Teen Missing

January 30, 2015

Lincolnton Police are searching for a 15-year-old girl who was reported missing.

Breanna Hoyle was last seen at Lincolnton High School on Jan. 22.

To read more of this story, pick up the weekend print edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

A Musical Champion

January 30, 2015

Wesley Curtis, 35, of Hickory, is a winner.

Curtis recently topped out the Green Room Theater’s So You Think You’ve Got Talent competition, but his first place achievement came as a shock.

“It seemed like a dream for just a second,” Curtis said. “It really didn’t sink in.”

2015 Municipal Elections: Stedman to run again, Readling tired of ‘hell’, Smyre undecided

January 30, 2015

The 2015 seats up for election include several local mayors.

Newton’s Anne Stedman, Maiden’s Bob Smyre and Catawba’s Vance Readling have expiring terms this election.

Stedman, who is serving the final year of her first term as Newton’s mayor, is definitely planning to file in July.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 5 Super Bowl Facts That Will Change The Way You Watch

January 30, 2015

Friday, January 30, 2015

January 30, 2015

Christopher Grady Longworth. The Longworth family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Conover.

Wanda Leatherman Sherrill Lewis, 79, of Newton went to be with the Lord and many loved ones on Jan 28, 2015. The Lewis family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.

O-N-E Welcomes New Intern

January 30, 2015

“You’re in,” said Jamie Frye, Newton-Conover High School (N-CHS) journalism advisor. That is when my journey at the O-N-E began.

My name is Mikala Banks and as a senior at N-CHS I have been interested in journalism for the past three years.

N.C. announces new immunization requirements

January 30, 2015

Starting July 1, 2015, new immunization requirements for school aged children will take effect, as demanded by the North Carolina Commission for Public Health.

The new requirements will effect children born July 1 or later and children entering kindergarten and seventh grade after July 1.

Walmart on the way

January 30, 2015

The development of the property at the former Harris Teeter location on Northwest Boulevard in Newton has been a hot topic in the city for several months. In October, council approved a plan that would allow an unnamed tenant to demolish existing structures on the site and build a 41,000 square foot retail space,.....

January 29th

Unknown to state ranked, Xiong emerges on mat

January 29, 2015

With a pivotal hole in his team’s wrestling line up two seasons ago, Newton-Conover head coach Eddy Clark turned to an unlikely source.

Searching throughout the students in his physical education class, Clark found a young sophomore with the right physique who was willing to learn.

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